Service No: 32551
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 25/04/1918
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: King’s Own Scottish Borderers (6th Bn.)
Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial
Additional information: Son of the late James Cairns and Theresa Cairns of 60 High Street, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Father James Cairns
1901 census information:
Address: 63 Mill Street, Rutherglen.
Father: James (45) coal miner, born about 1856 in Glasgow.
Mother: Teresa (35) born about 1866 in Glasgow.
Brother: Peter (12) hoist attendant in rope work, born about 1889 in Glasgow.
Sister: Ann (12) born about 1889 in Glasgow.
Brother: James (10) born about 1891 in Glasgow.
Brother: John J (8) born about 1893 in Glasgow.
Sister: Elizabeth (5) born about 1896 in Glasgow.
Self: Francis (1) born about 1900 in Glasgow.